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2010 Harley-Davidson Sportster 1200 Custom XL1200C
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2010 Harley-Davidson Sportster 1200 Custom XL1200C
2010 Harley-Davidson Sportster 1200 Custom XL1200C

2010 Harley-Davidson Sportster 1200 Custom XL1200C
2010 Harley-Davidson Sportster 1200 Custom XL1200C

2010 Harley-Davidson Sportster 1200 Custom XL1200C
2010 Harley-Davidson Sportster 1200 Custom XL1200C

- 2010 Harley-Davidson Sportster 1200 Custom XL1200C

2010 Harley-Davidson Sportster 1200 Custom XL1200C

The Sportster® 1200 Custom shimmers with style, offering just the right mix of chrome components and a 21-inch laced front wheel. Forward controls and a pull-back handlebar riser put the rider in a cool cruising position on the saddle.

Born on the gritty dirt tracks and drag strips of the 1950s, the Harley-Davidson® Sportster represents the uninhibited essence of motorcycling. Today's Sportster combines soulful styling with the flat torque delivery and distinctive sound of an American V-Twin engine. Among the most-affordable Harley-Davidson models, Sportster motorcycles offer a low, comfortable seat and smooth clutch effort.

 

Model Highlights

- Black powder-coated engine with chrome covers
- Chrome exhaust with dual staggered shorty mufflers
- Stretched 4.5-gallon Sportster® fuel tank with polished stainless steel console
- Chrome, Laced Steel front wheel
- Chrome, Slotted Disc Cast Aluminum rear wheel
- Full-coverage rear fender with chrome supports
- One-piece, two-up Sportster® classic seat
- Chrome bullet headlamp
- Stainless steel, low-rise handlebar and chrome pull-back riser

 

Key Features

The Sportster® 1200 Custom shimmers with style, offering just the right mix of chrome components and a 21-inch laced front wheel.

Forward controls and a pull-back handlebar riser put the rider in a cool cruising position on the saddle.

Born on the gritty dirt tracks and drag strips of the 1950s, the Harley-Davidson® Sportster represents the uninhibited essence of motorcycling. Today’s Sportster combines soulful styling with the flat torque delivery and distinctive sound of an American V-Twin engine.

Among the most-affordable Harley-Davidson models, Sportster motorcycles offer a low, comfortable seat and smooth clutch effort.

- Evolution® V-Twin powertrain with Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
- Rubber-mounted powertrain to reduce vibration
- 5-speed transmission
- Dual staggered exhaust
- Disc brakes
- Forward-mounted foot controls and passenger footpegs
- Handlebar-mounted electronic speedometer
- Optional Harley-Davidson® Smart Security System with hands-free security fob
- Optional Chrome, Profile Laced Aluminum wheels
- Optional Original Equipment Custom Color paint program

 

 

 

2010 Harley-Davidson Sportster 1200 Custom XL1200C - Specifications
USA MSRP: Vivid Black $9,999, Solids $10,289, Two-Tones $10,499, Custom Colors $10,699

Canada MSRP: See Local Canadian Dealer For Pricing

Engine
Engine3 Air-cooled, Evolution®
Valves Pushrod-operated, overhead valves with hydraulic, self-adjusting lifters; two valves per cylinder
Bore x Stroke 3.50 in. x 3.81 in. (88.90 mm x 96.82 mm)
Displacement3 73.30 cu. in. (1200 cc)
Compression Ratio 9.7:1
Fuel System4 Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Air Cleaner Paper cartridge type
Lubrication System Dry-sump

Drivetrain
Primary Drive Chain, 57/38 ratio
Final Drive Belt, 68/29 ratio
Clutch Multi-plate, wet
Transmission 5-speed
U.S. Gear Ratios (overall):
o 1st 9.315
o 2nd 6.653
o 3rd 4.948
o 4th 4.102
o 5th 3.517

Chassis
Frame Mild steel, tubular frame; circular sections; cast junctions
Swingarm Mild steel, rectangular tube section, stamped junctions; MIG welded
Front Forks 39 mm
Rear Shocks Coil-over; preload dual-adjustable
Wheels5 (Chrome, Profile Laced Aluminum option):
o Front Chrome, Laced Steel 21 in. x 2.15 in. (533.40 mm x 54.61 mm)
o Rear Chrome, Slotted Disc Cast Aluminum 16 in. x 3 in. (406.40 mm x 76.20 mm)
Brakes:
o Caliper Type Dual-piston front, single-piston rear
o Rotor Type (diameter x width): Patented, uniform expansion rotors
o Front 11.50 in. x .20 in. (292.10 mm x 5.08 mm)
o Rear 11.50 in. x .23 in. (292.10 mm x 5.84 mm)
Suspension Travel:
o Front Wheel 5.69 in. (144.53 mm)
o Rear Wheel 2.12 in. (53.85 mm)

Performance
Engine Torque6 (per SAE J1349):
o North America 79 ft. lbs. @ 4000 rpm (107.11 Nm @ 4000 rpm)
Lean Angle (per SAE J1168):
o Right 29°
o Left 31°

Fuel Economy7
(EPA urban/highway test) 42/57 mpg (5.60/4.13 L/100 km)

Electric
Battery (per Battery Council International Rating) Sealed, maintenance-free, 12V, 12-amp/hour, 200 cca
Charging Single-phase, 30-amp system (357W @ 13.5V, 2000 rpm, 405W max power @ 13.5V)
Starting 1.2 kW electric with solenoid shift starter motor engagement
Lights (as per country regulation):
o Headlamp (quartz halogen) 55-watt low beam, 60-watt high beam
o Tail/Stop Lights 8W/28W (5W/21W)
o Turn Signal Lights 28W (21W) self-canceling
o Indicator Lamps High beam, neutral, low oil pressure, turn signals, engine diagnostics, low fuel warning, low battery, security system8 (optional)

Dimensions
Length 90.30 in. (2293.62 mm)
Overall Width 32.70 in. (830.58 mm)
Overall Height 45.70 in. (1160.78 mm)
Seat Height:
o Laden2 26.50 in. (673.10 mm)
o Unladen 28.0 in. (711.20 mm)
Ground Clearance 4.40 in. (111.76 mm)
Rake (steering head) 30.1°
Fork Angle 30.1°
Trail 4.70 in. (119.38 mm)
Wheelbase 60.40 in. (1534.16 mm)
Tires (Dunlop® Harley-Davidson Series, blackwall):
o Front - D402F MH90-21 54H
o Rear - D401 150/80B16 71H
Fuel Capacity 4.50 gal. (17.03 L) (warning light at approximately 1 gal.)
Oil Capacity (w/filter) 2.80 qts. (2.65 L)
Transmission Capacity 1 qts. (0.95 L)

Weight:
o As Shipped 562 lbs. (254.92 kg)
o In Running Order 589 lbs. (267.17 kg)
o Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 1000 lbs. (453.60 kg)
o Gross Axle Weight Rating
o Front 335 lbs. (151.96 kg)
o Rear 665 lbs. (301.64 kg)

Color Options
Solids
- Vivid Black
- Red Hot Sunglo

Two-Tones
- Scarlet Red/Vivid Black
- Flame Blue Pearl/Brilliant Silver Pearl

Custom Colors
- Merlot Sunglo/Cherry Red Sunglo
- White Ice Pearl/Black Ice Pearl

U.S. MSRP
Vivid Black $9,999
Solids $10,289
Two-Tones $10,499
Custom Colors $10,699


Warranty
Warranty9 24 months (unlimited mileage)
Service Interval First 1,000 miles (1,600 km), every 5,000 miles (8,000 km) thereafter


Vehicles depicted may differ from vehicles manufactured and delivered. Specifications and prices listed may differ from specifications and prices of vehicles manufactured and delivered. All product descriptions (including depictions, specifications, dimensions, measurements, ratings and competitive comparisons) are based on available information at the time of publication. Although such descriptions are believed correct, errors and changes can occur and complete accuracy cannot be guaranteed. Harley-Davidson may make changes at any time to prices and specifications, and may change or discontinue models, without notice and without incurring any obligation. Attention: Vehicles in the configurations shown and many of the accessories described in this catalog may not be available for sale or use in some locations. Please check with your dealer for complete product details and the latest information. All models feature 6-speed transmission (VRSC™ models and Sportster® models are 5-speed) and carbon fiber belt final drive; multi-plate clutch with diaphragm spring in oil bath; and 2-year unlimited mileage warranty.

 

 

 

2010 Harley-Davidson Sportster 1200 Custom XL1200C - Media/Press Release

HARLEY-DAVIDSON ROLLS OUT NINE NEW MODELS FOR 2010
More Performance, Features and Value Across Six Motorcycle Platforms
MILWAUKEE (July 25, 2009) - Harley-Davidson roars into 2010 with nine new motorcycle models, the most expansive new-product introduction in the history of the Motor Company. Across six model platforms, Harley-Davidson achieves a fusion of tradition and technology in a motorcycle product line that offers more power, luxury, and style, and more value.

"This ambitious new motorcycle launch reaches to our riders with the incredible passion that Harley-Davidson has inspired for more than a century," said Bill Davidson, Harley-Davidson Vice President of Core Customer Marketing. "We are thrilled to offer our customers nine new models and a full selection of products for 2010 that lets their enthusiasm for enjoying great motorcycles continue at full throttle."

Highlights of the 2010 Harley-Davidson® line include:
As the new king of the Harley-Davidson Touring line, the Electra Glide® Ultra Limited model delivers the performance upgrade of a Twin Cam 103™ engine, and features standard equipment items previously offered only as accessories on regular-production Harley-Davidson Touring models.
The new Road Glide® Custom model looks lean and mean, with a slammed suspension, 18-inch front wheel and a new 2-into-1 exhaust system.
The Wide Glide® returns as an all-new Dyna® model done in old-school chopper style, with black laced wheels, a chopped rear fender, black "wire" sissy bar, 2-1-2 Tommy Gun exhaust and an optional flame paint scheme. Priced starting at $14,499, the Wide Glide is also a great new value.
The new Street Glide® Trike brings stripped-down, hot-rod styling to the three-wheel category, and joins the Tri Glide™ Ultra Classic® in an all new Trike family for 2010.
Dressed in satin chrome and denim black, the new Fat Boy® Lo presents a darker and lower interpretation of the motorcycle that still defines the fat-custom segment.
The 2010 Street Glide® model gets even more hot-rod soul, with updates that include a larger front wheel, slimmed-down exhaust, and a new tail light assembly. Street Glide takes a classic Harley-Davidson Touring profile to a low, light and lean extreme.
No motorcycle on the road today matches the modern street attitude of the three exciting models in the Harley-Davidson VRSC™ family: V-Rod®, Night Rod® Special and V-Rod Muscle®. The explosive performance of the liquid cooled Revolution® V-Twin engine keeps VRSC at the top of the power cruiser food chain in 2010.
The American motorcycle legend that is Harley-Davidson Sportster® features six models for 2010, including the $7,999 Iron 883™ introduced mid-year 2009 and four others priced less than $10,000.
Harley-Davidson Custom Vehicle Operations™ (CVO™), masters of shimmering chrome and bold paint, offers four new limited-production models for 2010. The CVO Softail® Convertible is a versatile urban touring motorcycle, while the CVO Street Glide is a high-performance hot-rod bagger. The CVO Ultra Classic® Electra Glide® and CVO Fat Bob® models are refreshed for 2010 with new paint schemes and styling details. All CVO models are powered by a Twin Cam 110™ engine, the largest displacement V-Twin offered by Harley-Davidson.


 

 

 

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